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Professor Emerita of Sociology Earns Lifetime Award

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 11:16
Esther Ngan-ling Chow wins the 2014 Jessie Bernard Award from the American Sociological Association.
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Get to Know the People Behind the Scenes at AU Library

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 16:26
The second article in a series of profiles, sharing the secret lives of our Library personnel. This profile takes a look at Library Operations Specialist, Kathryn Braisted—and her secret life as a community food systems activist.
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Want Diversity in Docs? Look to Public TV

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 16:22
A new study from the Center for Media & Social Impact shows public television remains the leading source of programming
that represents diverse creators and characters.
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#SPA80for80: Deon Jones, SPA/BA ’14

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 15:23
On a mission to close the educational opportunity gap, Deon Jones is a young SPA alumni working to affect positive change that can be felt by all.
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Julia Child, Cupcakes, and the Politics of Food

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 15:13
American Studies program students publish new issue of Food, Media, and Culture.
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#SPA80for80: Derek Hyra, Director, Metropolitan Policy Center

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:32
As a talented, young basketball player, Derek Hyra was introduced to the urban devastation of drugs, gangs, and crime. Director of SPA's new research center, Metropolitan Policy Center, Hyra's experiences translated into public policy initiatives.
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Spotlight on the GEP Program

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 16:49
The Global Environmental Politics (GEP) program at SIS is committed to training the next generation of environmental leaders.
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McKinley Milestone

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:54
AU community celebrates SOC's new home in the McKinley Building.
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Ernst & Young Executive Talks Global Accounting at Kogod

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:24
James J. Alex makes accounting regulations accessible for Kogod students in debut of “Business in the Capital” series.
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Cigar Diplomacy

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:55
Professor William LeoGrande discusses his new book on hidden U.S.-Cuba negotiations.
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10 Midsemester Insights on Being a Good Roommate

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 10:14
Midterms may be stressful, but living with a roommate doesn’t have to be.
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#SPA80for80: Professor Tricia Bacon

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 16:52
Tricia Bacon bring 11 years of counterterrorism experience at the State Department and her award-winning research to AU's classrooms.
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Childhood Obesity and Cognition: Exploring the Link

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 16:24
Psychology Prof. Terry Davidson will chair a symposium of scientists next month, the first gathering of its kind that is focused on obesity and cognition in children and adolescents.
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Women on the Verge Coming to AU

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:12
A Q&A with performing arts professor Carl Menninger.
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Meet New Mathematics and Statistics Professor Kristina Crona

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:40
Kristina Crona is a new assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
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#SPA80for80: Jennifer Lawless, Director, Women & Politics Institute

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 13:46
Jennifer Lawless has a fundamental question that drives her research at SPA: Why are there so few women in positions of political power?
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Steiner Scholarship Supports Aspiring Diplomats

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:36
Mycal Ford, a student of East Asian Politics who was the first in his family to graduate from college, is the inaugural recipient of the newly-endowed Martin H. Steiner Scholarship.
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#SPA80for80: Yuval Levin, SPA/BA ’99

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 17:41
Yuval Levin is an accomplished political thinker and prolific writer who found his niche in Washington, DC during his undergrad studies at American University’s School of Public Affairs.
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Dean's Picks: A Legacy of Leaders

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 12:51
In this issue of Dean's Picks, SOC showcases top achievements of 2014.
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National Gallery of Art Partners with American University to Host International Cinema Series on AU Campus

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 16:23
The National Gallery of Art partners with SOC for multiyear film series.
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